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To make someone angry or annoyed - synonyms or related words

annoy

verb

to make someone feel slightly angry or impatient

provoke

verb

to deliberately try to make someone angry

anger

verb

to make someone feel angry

bother

verb

to annoy someone by interrupting them when they are busy or want to be left alone

frustrate

verb

to make someone feel annoyed and impatient by preventing them from doing or getting something

irritate

verb

to make someone feel annoyed or impatient

madden

verb

to make someone very angry

antagonize

verb

to make someone feel angry with you, so that they start to dislike you or have a negative attitude toward you

infuriate

verb

to make someone extremely angry

drive someone mad

to make someone feel extremely angry or upset

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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